Karen’s Epilepsy, by Elizabeth Baltaro
Written and illustrated by a high school student with epilepsy, Karen’s Epilepsy is a 28-page story about a girl with complex-partial seizures. When Karen’s family moves to a new city, she wonders if her new classmates will befriend her despite her differences. Karen struggles with her own self-acceptance until something unexpected happens. Written with elementary school students in mind, this heart-warming story speaks to both children and adults. With reassuring words and pictures Baltaro communicates a hopeful message of friendship, confidence, and determination.
ISBN 978-1-60808-015-1 (Paperback)
ISBN 978-1-60808-110-3 (eBook)
8×10, 30 page, illustrated book
Publication date: February 12, 2010